Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

by Jerzy Trzeciak


[see also: three

The player has to decide which of the two strategies is better for him and act accordingly. [Not: “the 2 strategies''; the numbers 1 to 12, when used for counting objects (without units of measurement), should be written in words.]

The first two are simpler than the third. [Or: the third one; not: “The first two ones”]

One of these lies in the union of the other two.

the last two rows

the following two maps

a two-variable characterization

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